CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that Gary Anthony and Shari Breuer have been appointed as managing directors in the Company’s Healthcare practice. Anthony and Breuer join Huron Healthcare’s Value-Based Care and Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) solutions, respectively.
“As the healthcare industry slowly implements population health management and transitions to value-based payments, healthcare organizations take on the challenging task of improving quality of care and patient satisfaction at a lower cost or while reducing costs,” said Gordon Mountford, executive vice president, Huron Healthcare. “Gary and Shari have extensive knowledge of the challenges our clients are facing and will assist them in developing innovative solutions.”
Anthony brings over 30 years of experience in improving cost, quality, safety and efficiency across healthcare and health information technology companies. Throughout his career, he has led a range of population health engagements including clinical, business and organizational transformation initiatives within the industry. Prior to joining Huron Healthcare, Anthony was the head of Enablement Services for Aetna’s Accountable Care Solutions and previously, a partner at KPMG LLP.
With more than 20 years of experience as a healthcare professional, Breuer has worked with inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics and physician groups to optimize their revenue cycles, CDIs, payer networks and value-based methodologies. Breuer previously served as the senior vice president of Revenue Cycle Management at the Center for Diagnostic Imaging, as well as a principal for The Claro Group, LLC.
About Huron Healthcare
Huron Healthcare is the premier provider of performance improvement and clinical transformation solutions for hospitals and health systems. In 2015, Huron acquired Studer Group, the market leader in driving healthcare cultural transformation. The combination of Huron and Studer Group is focused on improving healthcare providers’ clinical, operational, and financial outcomes. By partnering with clients, Huron delivers solutions that improve quality, increase revenue, reduce expenses, and enhance physician, patient, and employee satisfaction across the healthcare enterprise. Clients include leading national and regional integrated healthcare systems, academic medical centers, community hospitals, and physician practices. Modern Healthcare ranked Huron Healthcare fourth on its 2015 list of the largest healthcare management consulting firms. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com/healthcare or follow us on Twitter: @Huron.
About Huron Consulting Group
Huron Consulting Group helps clients in diverse industries improve performance, transform the enterprise, reduce costs, leverage technology, process and review large amounts of complex data, address regulatory changes, recover from distress and stimulate growth. Our professionals employ their expertise in finance, operations, strategy, analytics, and technology to provide our clients with specialized analyses and customized advice and solutions that are tailored to address each client's particular challenges and opportunities to deliver sustainable and measurable results. The Company provides consulting services to a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations, including healthcare organizations, leading academic institutions, Fortune 500 companies, governmental entities and law firms. Huron has worked with more than 450 health systems, hospitals, and academic medical centers; more than 400 corporate general counsel; and more than 400 universities and research institutions. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.